#243: “How I Built 7-Figures of Wealth on a Working-Class Salary” with Joe “JD” Martin

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Let’s be honest: not everyone is trying to buy hundreds or thousands of properties. In fact – just a small handful of incredible deals can help build impressive wealth AND great income. That’s the story you’ll hear today as we speak with Joe “JD” Martin, a real estate investor who’s building wealth while working his full-time job. As you’ll hear, … Read More

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Designer Lookbook: Caitlin Murray's Minty Fresh Kitchen Revamp

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For HGTV’s hit television show “House Hunters,” California designer Caitlin Murray of Black Lacquer Design was tapped to renovate the dated kitchen in a quaint 1940s bungalow, located in the Los Angeles valley. Last renovated in the ’80s, the drab kitchen featured yellow walls, faux-wood laminate flooring, and oak cabinetry. The space was also closed off from the neighboring dining … Read More

#242: How to Live an Incredible Life Now & Achieve Early Retirement with Josh Randall

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Money doesn’t buy happiness – but it can give you the freedom to live a truly extraordinary life , something our guest today can really speak to! Today we sit down with Josh Randall, an investor from Kentucky with nearly 100 units that also works as a full-time business owner. You’ll love Josh’s mindset when it comes to buying cars, … Read More

The Wage Gap is Following Women Into Homeownership

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Single women build less home equity overtime than single men, according to a new Redfin analysis of 79,517 homes in purchased in 18 of the largest metros by single women in 2012. On those home purchases, women earned a median $171,313 of home equity over five years compared to $186,403 of equity earned by men—a difference of $15,090 or 8.1 … Read More

#241: From Local Flips to Raising Funds and Turnkey Investing Around the Country with Jeff Wallenius

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Is it possible to go from firefighter to real estate mogul? Just ask Jeff Wallenius, who started with a single flip, financed entirely with hard money. He was able to parlay that early success into a profitable flipping business, and has been flipping 10-12 houses a year in the Portland market for the last five years. Now, he’s set his … Read More

Redfin Notifies Customers about New Listings Hours Faster Than Other Top Real Estate Websites

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In real estate markets where homes are in short supply and competition is fierce, being the first to know about a new listing can mean the difference between getting the house and missing out. According to a new independent study by award-winning social science and market research firm SSRS, Redfin customers who subscribe to email notifications have the advantage when … Read More

Diversity and Redfin’s Culture of Dissent

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Image via Flickr/Ramu Pradip In an email sent to employees over the weekend, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman addressed diversity and Redfin’s culture: Hi Redfinnians, For a long time now, I’ve been wanting to discuss diversity, workplace politics and our culture of dissent. Our Values: Everyone is Respected At last Tuesday’s company meeting, we denounced the Nazis who marched in Charlottesville. … Read More